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2 Silver Birch 6ft+ Stunning Mature Specimen Trees, Betula Pendula

£32.99

2 Silver Birch 6ft+ Stunning  Mature Specimen Trees, Betula Pendula

 

These are BARE ROOTED plants which can be planted from the end of October until April and will be dispatched as soon as the weather turns cold and they become dormant.The dispatch date depends on the Autumn temperature and varies from year to year.

 

Betula pendula is a medium deciduous tree, typically reaching 15-25 m tall, exceptionally up to 39 m  , with a slender crown of arched branches with drooping branchlets.

 

Growing Details:

Common Name: Silver birch
Genus: Betula
Species: pendula
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Moist, Sandy
Height: 2500cm
Spread: 1000cm

 

Description:

The plain silver or common birch, sometimes called 'the lady of the woods' because of its outstanding elegance, is a great landscape feature, especially in autumn and while still young - older trees can become enormous, but without dominating or shading the garden too much. When planted 60cm (2ft) apart, the trees make a fine hedge, or may be grown 2.4m (8ft) apart as a screen or windbreak, which can be trimmed each winter. Growth is upright, later slightly weeping, especially the young outer stems - trim shoots off the trunk to reveal the attractive bark.

 

For the bare root planting instructions, please click here.

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  1. Couldn't ask for more 5

    Posted by Michael Smyth on 20th Jan 2020

    This supplier offers by far the best price I could find, delivery was really quick and the trees look great. I cannot recommend this company highly enough.

  2. Everything about this was great 5

    Posted by Unknown on 10th Jan 2020

    Arrived quickly and in good order. Trees exactly as described with out structures. Now planted.

  3. First purchase 5

    Posted by Stephen Morris on 21st Nov 2019

    First online tree order. Trees arrived well wrapped and in good condition. Trees straightened out soon after planting. would look to purchase more in the future.

  4. my first mail order trees 5

    Posted by penny& on 20th Nov 2019

    Have never bought plants on line before so didn’t know what to expect.
    Didn’t recognize the parcel as trees but when unwrapped I couldn’t believe the roots were still nice and wet and the trees have straightened up beautifully in their new place.
    Will order more from Beechwood.
    Straightforward and efficient.

  5. Delivered as expected 5

    Posted by Unknown on 28th Dec 2018

    Tree arrived quickly and in good condition.

  6. Great trees 5

    Posted by Vanessa Simmonds on 27th Feb 2018

    Wrapping to tight and very hard to get off. Trees are great and as described. Quick delivery and easy to order. Over all I would buy from again

  7. Silver birch trees 5

    Posted by Mandi Wells on 4th Jan 2018

    From start to finish woz very easy ordered 2 trees and they arrived 2days later order woz in fab condition would highly reccomend and will be useing this company again 5*service

  8. tree delivery 4

    Posted by Sharon on 9th Nov 2017

    arrived as per schedule, well packaged no damages. Planted as per instructions, now we wait and see!!!

  9. Two silver birch trees 4

    Posted by Katrina White on 31st Mar 2017

    Fast delivery, carefully packaged, nice root system - trees look in good condition.